Field Trips and Events

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The Vermont Chapter is excited to offer our community educational, outdoor, and advocacy opportunities to get involved with.  Whether it is a native species walk, a film screening, or an environmental event, we hope you keep checking back to learn about events and field trips in your part of the state.  We are currently working on our schedule of fall and winter events. Please check back after labor day to learn more about our upcoming events. We look forward to seeing you.

Special Events

  • Mother's Day Tree Planting at Raven Ridge Natural Area

    Raven Ridge Natural Area
    1697 Rotax Road
    Monkton, VT
    May 14, 2017

    Give your mom the gift of nature this Mother’s Day.  Join us on Sunday, May 14 from 12-3 pm at our Raven Ridge Natural Area in Monkton, VT.  We will be planting about 250 trees to help restore an old field and provide a forested corridor for wildlife ... Learn more

  • Dive deep into the Winooski River

    Colchester Point Fishing Access Area
    Windemere Way
    Colchester, VT
    June 03, 2017

    Join Shayne Jaquith, Watershed Restoration Manager, and Gus Goodwin, Conservation Coordinator, for a springtime paddle to explore one of Vermont’s most spectacular rivers. We will start at the mouth of the Winooski River and paddle upstream past outstanding fl... Learn more

  • Wildflower Photography Workshop at Shaw Mountain Preserve

    Shaw Mountain Natural Area
    Money Hole Road
    Benson, VT
    April 29, 2017

    Shaw Mountain Preserve is known for its spring wildflower display in late April and early May. Join photographer and Shaw Mountain volunteer preserve steward Chuck Helfer along with Nature Conservancy staff on Saturday April 29 from 8:00 to noon in Benson, Vermont f... Learn more

  • Wildlife Tracking in Winter

    Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area, Addison
    February 19, 2017

    Winter is a great time to explore wetlands on snowshoe so join our Critical Lands Manager, Lynn McNamara, on a tour of Dead Creek. She will lead you in a search of animal tracks and explore the depths of this pristine wildlife management area that we helped conserve.... Learn more

  • Snowshoe Walk in East Montpelier

    Chickering Bog Natural Area, East Montpelier
    January 22, 2017

    Join our Director of Critical Lands and Conservation Science, Rose Paul, for a leisurely afternoon snowshoe searching for signs of wildlife. We will enjoy the sights and sounds of winter birds, winter mushrooms and the snowy bog. Recently, our Chickering Bog was nomi... Learn more

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